mobile phone cash back deals do they work

  kspatto 19:56 29 Nov 2006
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Hi
looking to buy a mobilephone from here

click here[0][next][0]=basket&model=N73CLE&tariff=PO035&gift=F7199

it states that you get cash back every few months never had a contract phone does this work or are there hidden problems and why do they do it like that???

thanks in advance

  kspatto 20:00 29 Nov 2006

sorry that link doesnt seem to work try this one click here[0][next][0]=&B[0][tariff]=PO40Q&B[0][handsetcode]=O2MN73CLE&B[0][giftcode]=F9199&banner=7 also at the end of your 12 month contract do you have to indicate that you no longer need their services or does the contract simple end

thanks

  kspatto 20:05 29 Nov 2006

dont know why this link fails but it is the nokia N73 on O2 at the mobiles 4 everyone web site I will post this link fingers crossed click here

  oresome 20:47 29 Nov 2006

"Why do they do it like that?"

Because the people who remember to go through all the hoops to claim the money back amount to around 30% of those that could.

You must follow the instructions to the letter to make a sucessful claim.

  kspatto 21:07 29 Nov 2006

thanks for that I knew there would be some sort of down side well for £200 I think I can manage a few hoops

thanks again

  bfoc 23:17 29 Nov 2006

Don't forget that if a company ceases trading you 'lose' your cashback, but still have your contract.

I have got significant amounts of cashback from Carphone Warehouse on two contracts so far (I have had over £300 and am due another £200 over the next 6 months) and have found them very straightforward and pretty helpful.

I also know people who have found it very difficult to get their cashback from other suppliers.

  Vangeliska 23:50 29 Nov 2006

Let us know how you get on, that site looks TOO good to be true!

  Dizzy Bob 09:06 30 Nov 2006

Try click here and look for 'Duckmagic's mobile phone thread.

He often posts excellent mobile deals. In addition use quidco for additioal cash back, which can be quite high on phones.

It is not impossible to often actually make a profit on the deals!

DB

  Jackcoms 10:27 30 Nov 2006

Duplicate thread click here

  The Brigadier 11:35 30 Nov 2006

BBC Watchdog dont think so!

  JoeC 12:50 30 Nov 2006

BBC Watchdog programme link.

click here

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